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Screenprinting Basics

$400.00

ON-CAMPUS: 13-14 May 2023, Saturday and Sunday 9.30am-4.30pm each day. Early Fee ends 3 April 2023.
Malcolm Smith 

Learn the art of screenprinting and how to turn photos, texts and illustrations into beautiful hand-crafted prints. This introductory workshop introduces you to the principles of screenprinting, including preparing stencils, transferring images onto acetate, coating and exposing screens, printing on fine art paper and registration techniques.

Full details below: course overview, course delivery, lecturer profile and art materials

16 Available

Full Details

Term: Autumn Weekend Workshops 2023
Start Date: 13 May 2023
End Date: 14 May 2023
Day: Saturday & Sunday
Time: 9:30-4:30pm each day
Number of classes: 2

Teacher: Malcolm Smith
Level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Full fee: $445.00
Early Fee: $400.00
Concession Fee: $425.00
Location: National Art School

Terms and Conditions of Enrolment

Course Overview

Learn the exciting art of screenprinting and how to turn photos, texts and illustrations into beautiful hand-crafted prints. This introductory workshop introduces you to the principles of screenprinting, including preparing stencils, transferring images onto acetate, coating and exposing screens, printing on fine art paper and registration techniques. Spend two full days in the NAS printmaking studios with artist Malcolm Smith, who gives demonstrations and expert guidance in basic screenprinting methodologies. NAS supplies all inks and mediums, and you bring printing papers and a selection of personal images to inspire your artworks and complete an edition of single colour screenprints. This course is designed for newcomers with little or no previous screenprinting experience.

*Short courses and weekend workshops are open to students of ages 16 years and over. For students under 16 years of age there are School Holiday Workshops, Art Club and other youth art programs.

Lecturer Profile

Malcolm Smith is an Australian artist who has been based in Yogyakarta, Indonesia for the past decade. He is one of the co-founders of Krack!, an artist-run printmaking studio and gallery in Yogyakarta, that works collaboratively with artists to produce and exhibit print-based works that are visually innovative and respond critically to events, developments and cultural debates in the Asia Pacific region. Since 2013 Krack! has exhibited works in Indonesia, Australia, Singapore, China and Italy, delivered workshops with local and international artists, and collaborated with senior as well as emerging Indonesian artists. Before moving to Indonesia, Malcolm worked as a program manager at contemporary art spaces around Australia including the Northern Centre for Contemporary Art, Object: Australian Centre for Craft and Design and the Australian Centre for Photography. Visit www.invisibleman.net.au; www.krackstudio.com

Art Materials

Bring up to 3 image options to use as inspiration for your artwork. Recommended images are – a short piece of text, a black and white photograph or a hand-drawn image. Save the images on a USB flash drive, sized at A4, 300 dpi.

One pad of A3 watercolour paper, 240 gsm, Arttec brand, approximately $25 at Parkers Art Supplies

PARKERS FINE ART SUPPLIES

Parkers Fine Art Supplies have a location of the NAS campus and offer a discount for NAS short courses students. To discuss and order art materials please contact Parkers on +61 2 9247 9979 or email [email protected]
Website https://www.parkersartsupplies.com/

COVID-19 Policy

In line with NAS Covid Safety Guidelines, all students and visitors must be fully vaccinated or have a medical contraindication form completed by a health professional.

Protective clothing and covered footwear essential

 

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